Police last night issued another community alert to warn CTA train passengers about robberies aboard Red Line and Brown Line trains on the North Side.
According to the alert, a man approaches passengers while riding trains and then takes the victim’s property before running off at the next station.
Detectives have connected four robberies to the offender: At the North-Clybourn Red Line station in the morning of Dec. 18; at the Chicago Brown Line station late on Dec. 18; at the Grand Red Line station in the evening of Dec. 31; and at the Chicago Red Line station in the afternoon of Jan. 4.
Police said the robber is a black man between 17- and 20-years-old who stands 5’9” to 6-feet tall and weighs 140 to 170 pounds.
Anyone with information about the incidents can contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380 regarding pattern P19-1-414B.